Where to Find San Antonio's Most Authentic Indian Restaurants

Diwali may only come once a year, but there's plenty of San Antonio spots to find authentic and delicious Indian fare all year round. We've gathered 20 restaurants and markets to help you on your way to devouring the dishes of the ethnic cuisine.
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India Palace
8474 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 692-5262, indiapalacesatx.com
Go for the chicken saagwala and a bowl of tomato coconut soup. Just make sure to leave room for mango malwa (ice cream) for dessert.
Photo via Instagram, jtbrannigram
India Palace
8474 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 692-5262, indiapalacesatx.com
Go for the chicken saagwala and a bowl of tomato coconut soup. Just make sure to leave room for mango malwa (ice cream) for dessert.
Photo via Instagram, jtbrannigram
Evans BBQ Grill
21003 Encino Commons, (210) 807-7058
Don’t let the name fool you. With weekly BOGO specials, this is the go-to place for when you want to have a tasty date night but not splurge on anything major.
Photo via Instagram, loveabun
Evans BBQ Grill
21003 Encino Commons, (210) 807-7058
Don’t let the name fool you. With weekly BOGO specials, this is the go-to place for when you want to have a tasty date night but not splurge on anything major.
Photo via Instagram, loveabun
Royal Cuisine
8931 Wurzbach Road, (210) 265-5463, royalcuisine.co
An $8 lunch buffett seems dangerous, like can you imagine hitting this eatery up on the regular? We just might.
Photo via Facebook, Royal Cuisine
Royal Cuisine
8931 Wurzbach Road, (210) 265-5463, royalcuisine.co
An $8 lunch buffett seems dangerous, like can you imagine hitting this eatery up on the regular? We just might.
Photo via Facebook, Royal Cuisine
Pavani Express
5755 Evers Road, (210) 680-3134
Take your pick from dozens of madras and dosa specialties, all less than $10. You can’t go wrong, trust us.
Photo via Instagram, jgue88
Pavani Express
5755 Evers Road, (210) 680-3134
Take your pick from dozens of madras and dosa specialties, all less than $10. You can’t go wrong, trust us.
Photo via Instagram, jgue88
Bombay Salsa Co.
(210) 201-2021, facebook.com
If it comes from a food truck, it’s almost always delicious beyond belief, and that’s exactly the case at Bombay Salsa Co. Catch this truck on the go, and order up your fixings in a burrito, quesadilla or even a paleo bowl. Oh, and you have to try the Indian sodas.
Photo via Instagram, bombsaysalsaco
Bombay Salsa Co.
(210) 201-2021, facebook.com
If it comes from a food truck, it’s almost always delicious beyond belief, and that’s exactly the case at Bombay Salsa Co. Catch this truck on the go, and order up your fixings in a burrito, quesadilla or even a paleo bowl. Oh, and you have to try the Indian sodas.
Photo via Instagram, bombsaysalsaco
Taste of India
5999 De Zavala Road, (210) 461-4409, tasteofindiasa.com
While most Indian eateries offer up traditional dishes with chicken, shrimp, lamb and beef, Taste of India also serves up plenty of goat varieties. Be sure to catch them all.
Photo via Instagram, s.a.foodie
Taste of India
5999 De Zavala Road, (210) 461-4409, tasteofindiasa.com
While most Indian eateries offer up traditional dishes with chicken, shrimp, lamb and beef, Taste of India also serves up plenty of goat varieties. Be sure to catch them all.
Photo via Instagram, s.a.foodie
Bawarchis Biryanis
5152 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 999-5554, bawarchisanantonio.com
You’ll have plenty of biryani options, including vegetable, egg, goat and chicken. You can’t go wrong, so make your meal complete with an order of naan and an appetizer, like samosa chat.
Photo via Instagram, pincherichemijo
Bawarchis Biryanis
5152 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 999-5554, bawarchisanantonio.com
You’ll have plenty of biryani options, including vegetable, egg, goat and chicken. You can’t go wrong, so make your meal complete with an order of naan and an appetizer, like samosa chat.
Photo via Instagram, pincherichemijo
Bombay Hall Indian Cuisine
8783 Wurzbach Road, (210) 691-5900, bombayhall.com
Try the lamb vindaloo for a true treat, and finish of your meal with rasmalai (cream cheese patties in a thickened milk sauce).
Photo via Instagram, whiskandrye
Bombay Hall Indian Cuisine
8783 Wurzbach Road, (210) 691-5900, bombayhall.com
Try the lamb vindaloo for a true treat, and finish of your meal with rasmalai (cream cheese patties in a thickened milk sauce).
Photo via Instagram, whiskandrye
Simi’s India Cuisine
4335 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 737-3166, simisindiancuisine.com
A buffet is always a treat, but make it an Indian one and it sounds too good to be true. It’s not! Simi’s serves up more than 20 items on the daily during the lunch buffet, which includes tandoori chicken, chicken curry and vegetable samosas to name a few.
Photo via Instagram, foodloversatx
Simi’s India Cuisine
4335 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 737-3166, simisindiancuisine.com
A buffet is always a treat, but make it an Indian one and it sounds too good to be true. It’s not! Simi’s serves up more than 20 items on the daily during the lunch buffet, which includes tandoori chicken, chicken curry and vegetable samosas to name a few.
Photo via Instagram, foodloversatx
Tarka Indian Kitchen
427 N. 1604 W., Suite 101, (210) 499-0982, tarkaindiankitchen.com
Tarka offers up a traditional Indian menu, oh, and tarka “naaninis." That’s right, you can enjoy your tarka in a panini. Wild.
Photo via Instagram, thevegannextdoorrr
Tarka Indian Kitchen
427 N. 1604 W., Suite 101, (210) 499-0982, tarkaindiankitchen.com
Tarka offers up a traditional Indian menu, oh, and tarka “naaninis." That’s right, you can enjoy your tarka in a panini. Wild.
Photo via Instagram, thevegannextdoorrr